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Sustainability Manager

Cargotec is at the forefront of the transformation in the cargo handling industry. Our cargo handling solutions and services make global trade smarter, better and more sustainable. As leaders in ports, on roads and at sea, our business areas Kalmar, Hiab and MacGregor have a unique position to optimise global cargo flows and create sustainable customer value.

Join us for a smarter and better everyday

Cargotec is seeking a Sustainability Manager.

In this role you will be part of Cargotec's transformation into a sustainable-focused and future-proof company, focusing on Environmental Sustainability, with a strong link to social sustainability. You will be also working as part of the Group sustainability team in close cooperation with Cargotec’s businesses and functions with strong and hands-on experience of sustainability to strengthen and support the journey towards the Cargotec Mission Climate with a SBTi climate ambition as a 1.5 degree company.

You will be responsible for building trust and transparency with internal and external stakeholders to strengthen and develop competences and capabilities to enable value creation to generate additional business value and benefits in line with strategic and operational business plans.

The location of this position is optional: preferably Helsinki HQ  or one of our main locations in Europe.

You will report to the VP, Sustainability.

Main tasks and responsibilities

  • Support the development towards becoming a global leader in sustainable cargo flow by being an expert in environmental sustainability (climate, circularity, resource use, biodiversity, new technologies, related regulations)
  • Responsible for Cargotec’s EU Taxonomy interpretation and ecoportfolio criteria
  • Manage and follow-up Cargotec’s development in product footprinting and related sustainability regulation and standard development (e.g. PEF, ISO, EPD)
  • Lead Cargotec’s annual GHG inventory process and CO2 calculation methodology, including for example Cargotec’s Science Based Targets (SBTi) setting
  • Sustainability support in Cargotec’s funding applications and projects
  • Actively supporting and participating in Cargotec’s overall sustainability activities, including support for sustainability reporting and LCA calculations etc.
  • Supporting Cargotec employee sustainability awareness raising by developing e.g. training sessions and materials
  • Initiating new development projects around product sustainability
  • Actively participating in defining and developing Cargotec’s sustainability agenda key focus areas
  • Staying abreast of relevant sustainability technology development
  • Structured problem solving together with Businesses and relevant functions
  • Develop, implement and maintain tools, processes and systems in product sustainability.

What you’ll need to succeed


  • Degree in a relevant engineering or business discipline.

Working experience:
In order to be successful in this position we believe you fulfil the following criteria:

  • Experience in relevant positions within sustainability, especially climate, compliance, risk management, preferably within industrial manufacturing.
  • Experience and/or knowledge in product footprinting (standards, calculation methodologies)
  • Experience of hands-on continuous sustainability improvements
  • Experience of development, training and implementation of tools, processes and requirements in global organisations
  • Experience in coaching and influence others, and ability to work effectively in matrix organisation
  • Experience of working, leading and successfully communicating with diverse cultures and nationalities
  • Proven ability to plan, drive and execute using own drive and initiative.

Competence and skills:

  • Sustainability expertise, especially in environmental sustainability
  • Continuous improvement and results oriented mindset
  • Strong influencing and communication skills
  • Project management skills.

Language skills:

  • English requirement: Fluent oral and written.

Personal attributes or qualities:

  • Excellent communication skills and educational mindset
  • Good cooperation skills
  • Proactive, “can do” attitude.

You will be part of

We offer you an opportunity to put your skills and experience into work and make an impact in our global organisation and the cargo handling industry. You will work together with great colleagues from various backgrounds inspired by shared, ambitious goals. We value collaboration in our open and inclusive culture. With us, you will have the opportunity to develop yourself professionally. Join us to make a difference - and have fun while doing it.

More benefits:

We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package geared to boost health and wellbeing. In most of our positions, performance-based incentives are a part of your total package.

All our employees are offered comprehensive Learning & Development opportunities, annual development plan and career progression opportunities.

In most of our positions, you have flexible working hours and hybrid work (combination of remote work and on-site work).

At Cargotec, you will join a truly international working environment and support making global trade faster, smarter and more sustainable - smarter cargo flow for a better everyday.

Interested to join?

For further information please contact Paivi Koivisto, VP, Sustainability, by phone at +358407430306 on 30.09.2022 between 12:30-13:30 EET or on 4.10.2022  between 14-15 EET. (or by email at

If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your application with salary request and CV by 11.10.2022.

Please note that the recruitment  process for this position is coordinated by our HR team part of Cargotec Business Services based in Bulgaria.

Please note that the interview process may begin before the closing date of the job posting.

Cargotec and its businesses

Cargotec (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) enables smarter cargo flow for a better everyday with its leading cargo handling solutions and services. Cargotec's business areas Kalmar, Hiab and MacGregor are pioneers in their fields. Through their unique position in ports, at sea and on roads, they optimise global cargo flows and create sustainable customer value. Cargotec has signed the United Nations Global Compact Business Ambition for 1.5°C. The company's sales in 2021 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 11,500 people.

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Sustainability Manager

Kokopäiväinen, Vakituinen

Julkaistu 25.11.2022

Yrityksen liikevaihto: 
Yli 100 000 000 €
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